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Fall 2014

Community Health, Environmental Justice and Clean Energy – A Community Grassroots Conference A Community Grassroots Conference
The UofM, the Sierra Club Environmental Justice Program, the TN Chapter and the Chickasaw Group Sierra Clubs will present "Community Health, Environmental Justice and Clean Energy – A Community Grassroots Conference" on Sat, Nov 1 at the UofM University Center. Press Release
PROFILES Newsletter PROFILES Newsletter
Want to know what's happening in the College of Arts & Sciences? Take a few minutes and look at the new edition of PROFILES Newsletter. You'll agree we have outstanding faculty and programs that continue to make a difference for our students, to the University of Memphis, and in the community. PROFILES Newsletter
Arts & Sciences Accolades Arts & Sciences Accolades
The 2014 Accolades Website is published. The site is dedicated to Arts & Sciences faculty and students and their numerous awards received throughout the year. Please take a moment and read about the fascinating research and exemplary students and faculty at the college! Accolades Website
$10.8 million grant to develop big data solutions for mobile health sensors $10.8 million grant to develop big data solutions for mobile health sensors
The MD2K team, led by University of Memphis computer scientist Dr. Santosh Kumar, will develop novel Big Data solutions to reliably quantify physical, biological, behavioral, social and environmental factors that contribute to health and disease risk. MD2k Website
Dr. Stan Hyland Hyland to Join Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship
Dr. Stan Hyland, head of the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy and professor of anthropology at the University of Memphis, has been invited to become an inaugural member of the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES). Press Release
Paul Stevens Stevens Will Discuss Children's Literature and the Pleasures of War
The Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities at the University of Memphis will open its 2014-15 lecture series on Thursday, Oct. 2, in the University Center Theatre with Professor Paul Stevens of the University of Toronto. Press Release
Graduate Student Completes Internship in Safety Training for Immigrant Dairy Workers Graduate Student Completes Internship in Safety Training for Immigrant Dairy Workers
Taylor Arnold, a master's candidate in applied medical anthropology, completed a summer internship program that provided practical experience in occupational safety at the National Farm Medicine Center (NFMC). Press Release
Two Philosophy Professors Win Independent Prestigious Templeton Foundation Awards Two Philosophy Professors Win Independent Prestigious Templeton Foundation Awards
Drs. Remy Debes and Stephan Blatti have received awards from the Templeton Foundation totaling more than $150,000 for independent projects. It is an honor for these two researchers, and also for the University. Press Release
Arts & Sciences Accolades Arts & Sciences Accolades
The 2014 Accolades Website is published. The site is dedicated to Arts & Sciences faculty and students and their numerous awards received throughout the year. Please take a moment and read about the fascinating research and exemplary students and faculty at the college! Accolades Website

Spring 2014

Hooks Institute Will Present Training on Civil Rights Movements to Local Teachers Hooks Institute Presents Training to Local Teachers
The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, in cooperation with Tennessee History for Kids, will present in-service training on the history of the civil rights movements in Fayette and Haywood counties to Shelby County teachers at White Station High School. Press Release
May Graduates Receive Presidential Appointments May Graduates Receive Presidential Appointments
Two Arts & Sciences graduates are among three May graduates of the University of Memphis who accepted presidential appointments for full-time positions with the Obama administration that last until January 2017. Press Release
 Nicholas Mastron Receives Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship Arts & Sciences Graduate Receives Fellowship
Nicholas Mastron, a May graduate of the University of Memphis, has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious Marcus L. Urann Fellowship from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Mastron is one of only six recipients of the national award, chosen from more than 170 nominees. Press Release
Dr. Thomas Nenon is named Dean of College of Arts and Sciences Dr. Thomas Nenon Dean of College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Thomas Nenon has been named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Memphis. Learn More.
Course Revitalization Grants Approved UofM Faculty Awarded Six Course Revitalization Grants
The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) announced that the UofM has been awarded six TBR Course Revitalization Grants. Winning proposals were submitted by teams of UofM faculty in math, science, and foreign languages.  Learn More.
Scates Hall Arts and Sciences Dean's Offices THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS DEAN, COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

The University of Memphis invites internal applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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